Below is information on installing and activating your KeyShot product(s). Should you have any questions please contact us at license@luxion.com. Support requests may be submitted here.

KeyShot Node-Lock Installation

1. Install KeyShot
If you haven't done so already, please download the latest version of KeyShot Node-Lock (NL) here:

KeyShot NL - Windows 32bit
KeyShot NL - Windows 64bit
KeyShot NL - Mac OS X

2. Activate KeyShot
To activate your product, please follow these steps:
  1. Start KeyShot
  2. If the registration dialogue box does not open, look under the 'KeyShot' menu on Mac, or 'Help' menu on Windows, and click on 'Register a license' and click yes when it asks if you want to upgrade your license
  3. Click Activate your license and click ‘Continue'
  4. Enter your info and click ‘Continue'
  5. Click on Activate your license and click ‘Continue'
  6. Enter your KeyShot serial code and click ‘Continue'
  7. Enter your Animation code if you have one or leave the field blank and click 'Continue'
  8. Enter your KeyShotVR code if you have one or leave the field blank and click 'Continue'
KeyShot will be activated automatically. If your internet connection prevents you from communicating with the server, please select 'Save request file', and send to license@luxion.com. A valid license file will be returned to you within 24 hours.

Should you have any questions please contact us at license@luxion.com.

KeyShot Floating Server Installation

KeyShot Floating uses FlexNet from Flexera to manage licenses. Please follow the instructions below to install the license server and have your license file issued. Note: Ther server must be a local central server--a dedicated machine for the FlexNet server software to be installed on.

1. Download the license server
KeyShot License Server - Windows
KeyShot License Server - Mac OS X

2. Install the license server
  1. Download and unpack the server software on the machine that will host the licenses.
  2. Start the server software.
  3. The server software will automatically provide the Host name and the Host ID.
  4. Send the following information to license@luxion.com.
    • Company name
    • Serial code
    • Computer Hostname
    • Computer MAC Address

How to move the license server
Should you need to move the KeyShot Floating license server to a new computer, please follow the following instructions to ensure you are up and running quickly.

  1. Follow the steps above for installing the license server on the new machine.
  2. Send the following information to license@luxion.com.
    • Old license file
    • New Computer Hostname
    • New Computer MAC Address
    • Letter on company letterhead stating the old license server will be removed.

We will usually send your license file within 24 hours during business days (Mon-Fri). Should you have any questions please contact us at license@luxion.com.

KeyShot Floating Client Installation

1. Gather Server Information
Before installing, make sure that the KeyShot Floating license server has been installed on a computer in the network and gather the following information from that computer:

  • Computer Hostname
  • Computer IP Address
2. Install KeyShot
Install the KeyShot Floating (FL) client software on all the user's computers. You may download the KeyShot Floating client application here:

KeyShot FL - Windows 32bit
KeyShot FL - Windows 64bit
KeyShot FL - Mac OS X

3. Enter Server Information
When first installed, the KeyShot Floating client application will ask you to Specify the License Server System.

Windows - Enter the Computer Name at the first prompt
Mac - Enter [port number]@[server's IP address] (e.g. 27000@192.168.1.123)

KeyShot Floating will remember the server location from now on. For more information please refer to the installation manuals:

Pro Floating Installation - Mac OS X
Pro Floating Installation - Windows PC

Should you have any questions, please contact us at license@luxion.com.

KeyShot Add-on Installation

No additional download is needed for your add-on if you already have KeyShot installed. Simply select Help from the KeyShot menu and activate your add-on product. Enter the add-on serial code and click 'Continue'. KeyShot will restart and your add-on will be activated.

If you haven't installed KeyShot, please follow the instructions for:
KeyShot Node-locked installation
KeyShot Floating installation

Installing KeyShot Animation
  1.  Start KeyShot
  2. Click the 'KeyShot' menu on Mac, or 'Help' menu on Windows
  3. Select "Activate Animation” 
  4. Verify your contact information and click 'Continue'
  5. Input your Animation serial code and click 'Continue'
  6. Restart KeyShot and Animation will be activated
Installing KeyShotVR
  1. Start KeyShot
  2. Click the 'KeyShot' menu on Mac, or 'Help' menu on Windows
  3. Select 'Activate VR’ 
  4. Verify your contact information and click 'Continue'
  5. Input your VR serial code and click 'Continue'
  6. Restart KeyShot and VR will be activated
Should you have any questions please contact us at license@luxion.com.

KeyShot Upgrades

KeyShot upgrades require a valid serial code for previous products in order to be activated. Please follow the following steps to activate your license. To upgrade your product, please follow these steps:

  1. Download and install KeyShot.
  2. Click the 'KeyShot' menu on Mac, or 'Help' menu on Windows
  3. Click 'Register license'
  4. Click 'Activate your license'
  5. Fill out information and click continue
    NOTE: Please make sure you fill out the information according to the end-user
  6. Click 'Activate upgrade license'
  7. Enter upgrade serial code
  8. Enter your old serial code
  9. Enter your Animation code if you have one or leave the field blank and click 'Continue'
  10. Enter your KeyShotVR code if you have one or leave the field blank and click ‘Continue’
KeyShot will be activated automatically. If your internet connection prevents you from communicating with the server, please select 'Save request file', and send to license@luxion.com. A valid license file will be returned to you within 24 hours.

Should you have any questions please contact us at license@luxion.com.

Network Rendering

1. Install KeyShot Network Rendering (NR)
If you haven't done so already, please download the latest version of KeyShot Network Rendering here:

KeyShot NR - Windows 32bit
KeyShot NR - Windows64bit
KeyShot NR - Mac OS X

2. Activate KeyShot NR
To activate your NR license, please run the installer or start the RenderNode application on the machine that will run the Master and follow the instructions.

Should you have any questions please contact us at license@luxion.com.

Maintenance

KeyShot Maintenance subscriptions start immediately and are good for one year from date of purchase. Not on a maintenance? Get premium support and free updates with a KeyShot maintenance plan. Contact sales@luxion.com.